Aug 26, 2009 12:00am EDT
read the health care bill? all that plus governor tim pawlenty, and more. hannity starts right here right now. the president may ab way but the health care debate. continues to rage in his absence. our -- we go live to reston, virginia, where congressman howard dean is holding a meeting. >> if 2001 was the summer of sharks, this one is the summer of town hall meetings and this one is no less contentious than any others. perhaps because howard dean turned out with congressman jim moran. there are about 3,000 people here and they're not standing altogether. here's a little bit of what happened outside this event. take a look. >> well, what we can have is a system that's not decided by the government but by the free market. >> work toward being part of the solution instead of just saying no to anything the >> how do you know -- of course that's what i'm working for. he asked me a question. can i fish it? >> hang on a second, fellow. you've talked more than anybody else. >> the fact is you want to reform the entire health care system -- that's a farce. >> you can hear the crowd over me.